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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Parking Brake

CAUTION Driving with the parking brake on will cause excessive wear of the brake parts.

NOTE For parking in snow, refer to Winter Driving regarding parking brake use.

Setting the parking brake

Depress the brake pedal and then firmly pull the parking brake lever fully upwards with sufficient force to hold the vehicle in a stationary position.

Mazda 3. Setting the parking brake


Releasing the parking brake

Depress the brake pedal and pull the parking brake lever upwards, then press the release button. While holding the button, lower the parking brake lever all the way down to the released position.

Mazda 3. Releasing the parking brake


Foot Brake
This vehicle has power-assisted brakes that adjust automatically through normal use. Should power-assist fail, you can stop by applying greater force than normal to the brake pedal. But the dis ...

Warning Light
The warning light turns on when the system has a malfunction. Refer to Warning Lights on . Brake Pad Wear Indicator When the disc brake pads become worn, the built-in wear indicators contact th ...

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Brake Fluid Air Bleeding
CAUTION: Brake fluid will damage painted surfaces. Be careful not to spill any on painted surfaces. If it is spilled, wipe it off immediately. NOTE: Keep the fluid level in the reserve tank at 3/4 full or more during the air bleeding. Begin air bleeding with the b ...

Pre-programming the HomeLink System
NOTE It is recommended that a new battery be placed in the hand-held transmitter of the device being programmed to HomeLink for quicker training and accurate transmission of the radio-frequency signal. Verify that there is a remote control transmitter available for the device you would ...

Mounting the Spare Tire
Remove dirt and grime from the mounting surfaces of the wheel and hub, including the hub bolts, with a cloth. WARNING Make sure the mounting surfaces of the wheel, hub and lug nuts are clean before changing or replacing tires: When changing or replacing a tire, ...

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